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Women readers in the Middle Ages

Dennis Howard Green

Women readers in the Middle Ages

by Dennis Howard Green

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Books and reading -- England -- History -- To 1500,
  • Women and literature -- England -- History -- To 1500,
  • Women -- Books and reading -- France -- History -- To 1500,
  • Women and literature -- France -- History -- To 1500,
  • Women -- Books and reading -- Germany -- History -- To 1500,
  • Women and literature -- Germany -- History -- To 1500

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-287) and index.

    StatementD.H. Green.
    SeriesCambridge studies in medieval literature -- 65
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ1039.W65 G74 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 296 p. :
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18534977M
    ISBN 100521879426
    ISBN 109780521879422
    LC Control Number2008295808

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    The Dark Ages, formerly a designation for the entire period of the Middle Ages, and later for the period c–, is now usually known as the Early Middle Ages. The term Dark Ages may be more a judgment on the lack of sources for evaluating the period than on .   Today I conclude my mini-series on women in the Middle Ages with a look at cult of courtly love and the controversial topic of how it impacted the status of women. The “Middle Ages” ought to be called either the “Feudal Ages” or the “Age of Chivalry” since the term “middle" (suggesting something interim or transitory) is an odd Author: Helena P. Schrader.


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